Weather Averages for Majorca in July
Averages for Majorca in July
Things really start to heat up in July in Majorca, Balearic Islands when the summer season begins. At this time of year, the average temperature is 24°C, comprising of highs of up to 31°C and lows of 17°C. With heat this intense, make sure you drink plenty of water to keep hydrated throughout the day. During July, there is as average of nine hours of sunshine, making it the sunniest month of the year and with an average of three rainy days, it’s also the driest month. The sea temperature is 13°C, one of the warmest of the year, making it the perfect month to spend a day at the beach.
With such a great choice of excursions, you’ll be spoilt for choice when it comes to a day out in Majorca. Open from 9am until 9pm, Experience Mallorca in Can Picafort offers ten different activities, including horse riding, caving, adventure trekking, coasteering and cliff jumping. A qualified guide will take you to your location and run through a safety briefing with you before you begin, to make sure you’re fully clued up on what you need to do.
Art fans won’t want to miss the chance to visit the Pilar and Joan Miró Foundation in Palma. Here you’ll find a great collection of works donated by Miró in the form of drawings, paintings, documents, sculptures and other graphic works. You’ll also have the opportunity to visit the studio and house where he lived and worked. This combined museum and art gallery is open from Tuesday to Saturday from 10am until 7pm and from 10am until 3pm on public holidays.
The Sá Mostra International Folklore Festival is held from the 19th to the 24th of July biannually in Soller. This week long event incorporates music and dance shows performed by groups from all over the world, making it a diverse and fascinating festival the whole family can enjoy. There is usually loads of international food and drink available from kiosks throughout the resort, too.
On the 15th and 16th of July, the Verge del Carma celebrations are held throughout many of the coastal resorts in Majorca, such as Palma, Alcudia and Soller. This event is dedicated to the local fishermen and to the virgin – the patron saint of fisherman. There are parades, music concerts and plenty of opportunities to try out the local fish and seafood.
If the weather is sunny and you want to get yourself an all-over tan, head to the Playa del Mago beach, just south of Magaluf. This bay is thought of as the very first naturist beach on the island and has fine white sand and clear shallow waters which are idea for swimming and snorkelling. Even though it’s a small beach, there is a number of facilities available, including sun beds, sun shades and a beachside restaurant.
Located in the north west of Majorca, close to Sa Calobra, Cala Tuent is a shingle beach with fantastic views of the highest peak in the Balearic Islands – Puig Major. The shallow clear waters provide the perfect conditions for snorkelling and swimming, although the lack of soft sand makes it less than ideal for families with young children. Although there are no facilities or services available onsite, there is a restaurant nearby which offers traditional Spanish cuisine.
Roland Restaurant is one of the most popular eateries in Porto Cristo, so making a reservation is a must. The kitchen is run by a German chef, who has added a touch of Germany to most dishes on the menu, creating a fusion of modern European flavours. Everything from the appetisers to the desserts is prepared freshly and with great skill.
Carnivores won’t want to miss the chance to visit the Pirates Beach Bar & Grill in Magaluf. Here you’ll find a menu packed with hearty meat dishes prepared on a BBQ in front of your eyes. If there is someone in your group who doesn’t fancy a meat-based dish, there is also a choice of vegetarian, fish, salad, pizza and pasta dishes.
If you want to be the star of the evening, head to Boston Bar in Magaluf. Every night this bar hosts a karaoke session, which is always popular with adults and children alike. On top of the singing, Boston Bar also features a resident compare and live entertainment every night.
Bar España in Palma is the place to go for an authentic Majorcan experience. This traditional bar offers a fantastic selection of beers and wines from all over Spain, as well as an extensive tapas menu. You’ll find it in a side street, next to Placa Major, making it the ideal place to stop off for lunch whilst you’re out shopping.
Grupotel Playa Camp de Mar in Camp De Mar is ideal for couples and families looking for accommodation during their holiday in Majorca. Found close to the beach, this complex offers a number of individual rooms, double rooms and suites, ensuring there is something for everyone. Facilities include 24-hour reception, bicycle rental, restaurant, car rental, swimming pool, Whirlpool, WiFi, tennis court and entertainment.
Sis Pins Hotel in Port de Pollensa is another popular choice when it comes to accommodation in Majorca. Guests can take advantage of a wealth of amenities and services, including café/bar, restaurant, babysitting, WiFi, private beachside terrace, swimming pool and bicycle hire.
Families and couples looking for accommodation for their holiday in Majorca should consider staying at the Hotel Apartamentos Ivory Playa in Alcudia. Guests can choose between 16 studios and 120 standard apartments, all of which come complete with free WiFi, bathroom, telephone, balcony, air conditioning, safe and TV. There are many facilities available, such as swimming pool, hair dressing, internet stations, car rental, buffet restaurant, bars and entertainment.
Also in Alcudia, the Iberostar Ciudad Blanca is perfect for couples and families. Offering a selection of studios and apartments, this hotel features several bars and restaurants, swimming pools, internet café, kids’ club, water sports, golf and hiking.
When it comes to accommodation in Majorca, it doesn’t get much better than the Hotel Riu Bonanza Park in Illetas. Accommodation is divided into guest rooms, double rooms, junior suites and villas and all guests can take advantage of the facilities which include restaurant, lounge bar, snack bar, swimming pools, games room and free WiFi.